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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149, 10, 166-- Accident - Compensation - Licence to drive HMV (Heavy Motor Vehicle) - Not a valid licence to drive a scooter - Under the Motor Vehicles Act holding of a valid driving licence is one of the conditions of contract of insurance - Driving of a vehicle without a valid licence is an offence - Held,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149, 10-- Driving licence - A person having driving licence for a particular type of vehicle can drive another type of vehicle which is of the same category but of different type - When a person is granted a licence for driving a light motor vehicle he can drive either a car or a jeep and it is not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Scope - For invoking the provision of S.163-A MV Act, it is not necessary for a claimant to establish any act of negligence on the part of the driver - It is not necessary even to plead that the death had occurred owing to any wrongful act or neglect or default of owner of the vehicle...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-- Schedule II - Accident - Compensation - Quantum - Compensation is to be determined in terms of Schedule II - In terms thereof, apart from the amount of compensation as provided for therein only funeral expenses, loss of consortium (if beneficiary is the spouse), loss of estate, medical expenses,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - For determining the amount of compensation, the most relevant factor is the income of deceased - Ordinarily one third should be deducted from the income of the deceased towards expenses which he would have incurred towards maintaining himself, had he been alive...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Principles of determining compensation - Ordinarily the multiplier should not exceed 16...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Interest - Rate of - Cannot be increased on the ground that claimant had been suffering from mental agony...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147-- Accident - Compensation - In a case where third party is involved, the liability of the insurance company would be unlimited - Where, however, compensation is claimed for the death of the owner or another passenger of the vehicle, the contract of insurance being governed by the contract qua..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Provision is not applicable in regard to an accident wherein the owner of the motor vehicle himself is involved...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 163A-- Accident - Compensation - Liability under the provision is on the owner of the vehicle - As a person cannot be both a claimant and a recipient, claim not maintainable - Claim of the owner can be decided only in terms of contract of insurance...........

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